I’ve jumped on the 3D printer wave, intending to build my own RepRap inspired 3D printer. I’ve found an old microscope platform to customize. This platform has an XY-table and a precise Z axis. I wanted to spend time building my own 3d printer, but not all of my time. I wanted to get better …
Servo tester by 555 timer
I needed a servo tester for my workshop, to have at hand whenever I change servo horns or need to see if a servo is dead. I decided to use a 555 timer to do this.
Using LDO as an adjustable voltage supply
I came across this Low DropOut voltage chip and figured I would use it as an adjustable voltage source. All it required was a trimpot, a capacitor and a resistor.